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enduring

[ en-door-ing, -dyoor- ]
/ ɛnˈdʊər ɪŋ, -ˈdyʊər- /
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adjective

lasting; permanent: a poet of enduring greatness.
patient; long-suffering.

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Origin of enduring

First recorded in 1525–35; endure + -ing2

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British Dictionary definitions for enduring

enduring
/ (ɪnˈdjʊərɪŋ) /

adjective

permanent; lasting
having forbearance; long-suffering

Derived forms of enduring

enduringly, adverbenduringness, noun
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